Sarah Palin's latest Facebook note covers a variety of topics including defense spending, health care, foreign relations and the greatness of America, all of which she spoke of during her Freedom Fest speech in Norfolk, VA earlier this week.
From Sarah Palin's Facebook page:
Earlier this week, I spoke at the Freedom Fest in Norfolk, Virginia;
and, evidently, the media was asked to leave – not by me, that’s for
sure. I want my message out, so despite reporters making up a story
about “Palin people kicking us out” (uh, the “Palin people” entourage
would consist of one person – my 15-year-old daughter, Willow – and I
have no doubt she could take on any reporter, but I know for certain she
didn’t “kick ‘em out” of the event). Anyway, here are some of the key
issues I spoke about.
It takes a lot of resources to maintain the best fighting force in the world – especially at a time when we face financial uncertainty and a mountain of debt that threatens all of our futures.
We have a federal government that is spending trillions, and that has nationalized whole sections of our economy: the auto industry, the insurance industry, health care, student loans, the list goes on – all of it at enormous cost to the tax payer. The cost of Obamacare alone is likely to exceed $2.5 trillion dollars.
As a result of all these trillion dollar spending bills, America’s going bust in a hurry. By 2020 we may reach debt levels of $20 trillion – twice the debt that we have today! It reminds me of that joke I read the other day: “Please don’t tell Obama what comes after a trillion!” More